Lignum Vitae N.A.

Lignum Vitae North America is the world’s leader of genuine Lignum Vitae bearing material. Our material is operating around the globe in thousands of installations going back to the very beginning of hydroelectric generation: it was specified by Thomas Edison in 1882. Lignum Vitae is the only bearing material that was first specified and is still in service today. No other material has been in service longer or proven to be more reliable.


Lignum Vitae Ensures Operational Readiness

By Lignum Vitae N.A. 2019-05-20 20:49:20

It’s somewhere that no engineer or maintenance team wants to be – staring down the shaft at a failed bearing. Frustrated that it happened again, and at the worst possible time. Yet it happens, more often than anyone in the maritime industry would like. In recent years, it’s been an unfortunate reality, and all that anyone could hope for was that it was discovered while your asset was in port, where you could seek out a quick fix, or furlough...

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